Some thoughts on one Artists’ convoluted road of failure, travail, and success

I have been teaching art for over 50 years and drawing and painting for 75 years. Where did the time go?! Like most people, I have certainly had my ups and downs and now that most of my life is behind me I have the tendency to reflect and ... Read More...

Looking for the Unique

"Sunlight and Shadow" by Ned Mueller OPAM Most of us would like to be creating unique or compelling works of art, or at least something that we can feel quite proud of. However, all sorts of things can either get in the way or just our ... Read More...

Trying to Cut Some Losses (Clunkers)

"Yunnan Market" Value study"Aberdeen Harbor-Hong Kong" Color study  We all would love to have fewer paintings that just don’t seem to work for us.  I know I do. I’ve been drawing and painting for over 75 years and I certainly ... Read More...